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Hebrew Union College Connect: Judaism & Culture

Hosted By: Hebrew Union College

Experience the impact of Jewish material culture through the creativity of artists, composers, poets, architects, and writers who illuminate Jewish heritage and shape our identity today.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 – Sharon Liberman Mintz, Curator of Jewish Art, The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary
“Imagining Esther: The Splendid Illustrated Esther Scrolls in the HUC Collection”

Monday, March 1, 2021 – Joshua Teplitsky, Ph.D.
“Kashruth, Community, and Control: Shehitah Manuals and their Afterlives in Early Modern Europe”

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 – Edwin Seroussi, Ph.D.
“A Spark of King David: Rabbi Israel Najara’s Poetry and Music”

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – Rabbi Joseph Skloot, Ph.D.
“Silk and Ink: Hebrew Printing and Commercial Networks in Early Modern Bologna”

Thursday, May 20, 2021 – Yoram Bitton, Director of HUC-JIR Libraries
“Every Book Has a Story: The Story of Alpha Betah of Ben Sira”

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